Who is J&A Racing?

J&A, Jerry and Amy Frostick, are passionate about helping people enjoy healthy lifestyles through the sport of running. Whether it’s hosting a neighborhood 5K or welcoming 25,000 runners to their hometown, the Frostick’s have made it their mission to make sure that all race participants have an experience like no other.

Founded in 2003, the J&A Racing portfolio has grown from the initial purchase of the Shamrock Sportsfest in Virginia Beach to now include a total of 9 events in 3 cities, welcoming over 50,000 participants each year.

J&A Racing is a nationally recognized race management company based in Virginia Beach, Virginia. J&A Racing’s mission is to promote and support healthy lifestyles and the sport of running through all stages of life. Since 2003 when J&A Racing owners, Amy and Jerry Frostick, took over the Shamrock Sportsfest, the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend has become one of the most popular running events in the country growing from 3,000 participants to a record 30,000 in 2015. Additionally, J&A Racing organizes the:

With a mission to promote and support a healthy lifestyle through the sport of running, J&A Racing produces running events that we want to run. J&A Racing is more than just race day. It’s a collection of moments that create life changing experiences: running & community; running & celebrating; running & accomplishment. With J&A Racing, your possibilities are endless.

Learn more about our events!

Live Events

Big Blue 5K
August 10, 2024

Virginia Beach 10 Miler
August 31-September 1, 2024

Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon
October 5-6, 2024

Wicked 10K
October 25-26, 2024

Norfolk Harbor Half Marathon
November 23-24, 2024

Surf N Santa 5 Miler
December 13-14, 2024

Shamrock Marathon
March 14-16, 2025